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  • Consultation on Policing in the Isle of Man

    The Department of Home Affairs is undertaking public policy consultation to help shape the policies, objectives and priorities and the means by which it is intended that they be achieved. The Department proposes to aim for the Isle of Man to continue to be the safest Island in the British Isles, for victims to be at the centre and for the three overall aims for the Constabulary to be to protect the vulnerable, reduce harm and tackle criminality. These three aims, while... More
    Closed 24 May 2024
  • CP24-03 Update to the Insurance Regulations and Insurance Special Purpose Vehicles Regulations

    The purpose of the consultation is to obtain views in relation to the Authority’s proposals to update and integrate the Insurance Regulations 2021 with simplified elements of the Insurance (Special Purpose Vehicles) Regulations 2015 and Guidance Notes for Insurance Special Purpose Vehicles into a combined single document: the Insurance Regulations 2024. The consultation also includes additional proposals relating to fast-track authorisation, regulatory sandboxing and potential... More
    Closed 17 May 2024
  • CP24-04 Update to the Insurance Solvency Framework and Insurance Fees Regulations

    Consultation CP24-04 is requesting feedback on the draft Insurance (Fees and Solvency) (Amendment) Regulations 2024 which updates: the Insurance Solvency Framework in line with developments in equivalent international frameworks (including an update to the risk margin calculation) and the Insurance (Fees) Regulations 2021 in respect of changes being made to the Island’s Insurance Special Purpose Vehicles framework in consultation paper CP24-03 More
    Closed 17 May 2024
  • Education (Amendment) Bill

    The Department is seeking the views of the public on areas that are considered appropriate for update in the proposed Education (Amendment) Bill. Who is this consultation for? Within ‘Our Island Plan’, which sets out the Island’s vision for the next 10-15 years, one of the Strategic Priorities is to provide ‘Outstanding lifelong learning and development opportunities for all’. To work towards this priority, the Department views it as essential that the... More
    Closed 10 May 2024
  • AML/CFT Framework legislation updates

    This Consultation Paper (‘the Paper’) is issued by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (‘the Authority’) in conjunction with the Department of Home Affairs (‘DHA’) and the Isle of Man Treasury. The Authority is the regulatory body for financial services in the Isle of Man, and the oversight body for Designated Businesses (‘Designated Businesses’) in relation to compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (‘AML’) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (‘CFT’)... More
    Closed 15 April 2024
  • Travel Rule (Transfer of Virtual Assets) Code 2024

    This Consultation Paper (‘the Paper’) is issued by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority (‘the Authority’) in conjunction with the Department of Home Affairs (‘DHA’). The Authority is the regulatory body for financial services in the Isle of Man and the oversight body for Designated Businesses (‘Designated Business’) in relation to compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (‘AML’) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (‘CFT’) obligations. The... More
    Closed 15 April 2024
  • Code of Practice on Recognition of Trade Unions in the Workplace

    Codes of Practice are written in clear terms for lay people in order to provide practical guidance on specific topics. The Department for Enterprise has powers to issue codes for the purpose of improving industrial relations. One of these is the Code of Practice on Trade Union Recognition 2001. This Code sets out expectations and a process for recognition of a trade union in a workplace by an employer. Recognition is important because, though Isle of Man law places no... More
    Closed 12 April 2024
  • Regulation of Crypto-Asset Activities

    The purpose of this Discussion Paper is to seek views on the current approach to the oversight of certain crypto-asset activities for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (‘AML/CFT’) purposes, the desirability (or not) of regulation, the potential approaches to regulation and how the cost of regulation should be funded. More
    Closed 9 April 2024
  • National Infrastructure Security Bill (NISB) – Public Consultation

    Isle of Man residents should have confidence in the security and resilience of national infrastructure sectors to deliver essential goods and services. Essential services – such as our electricity grid, water supply and telecommunication systems should be able to withstand and recover from hazards that might disrupt their functions. Unfortunately, hostile entities and criminals have recognised that this dependency creates an opportunity for what have become known as... More
    Closed 25 March 2024
  • Introduction of new fisheries spatial management measures in the Western Irish Sea Mud-belt

    The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (‘the Department’) is seeking views from relevant stakeholders on the introduction of new spatial management measures in parts of the Island’s territorial sea known as the Western Irish Sea Mud-Belt (‘WISMB’). The consultation is directed primarily towards commercial fisheries stakeholders as the proposed measures will directly impact the conditions of the Isle of Man sea fishing licence; however, views from other stakeholders... More
    Closed 18 March 2024
  • Whistleblowing to Prescribed Persons

    The Department for Enterprise introduced the Employment (Amendment) Bill to the House of Keys in June 2023. Among other things, the Bill includes measures to improve the legislative framework around whistleblowing. Alongside these changes the Department has committed to reviewing the list of those referred to as 'prescribed persons' in the whistleblowing legislation. Prescribed persons are persons (or bodies) to whom a worker can make a whistleblowing disclosure, in... More
    Closed 1 March 2024
  • Climate Change (Infrastructure Planning) (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Application) Order 2023

    This consultation exercise is to provide an opportunity for comment on the proposed application of the Infrastructure ( Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (of Parliament) under the provisions of the Climate Change Act 2021, section 31. Consultation is required under Section 35. More
    Closed 16 February 2024
  • Marine Infrastructure Regulations

    As background, in 2016, the Marine Infrastructure Management Act 2016 ('the Act' or 'MIMA' ) received Royal Assent. The Act is to make provision for a consenting process for certain activities in the Island marine environment and for connected purposes. In short, the Act applies to the controlled marine area, defined as the area between mean high water mark and the seaward boundary of the Isle of Man territorial sea (within the meaning of the Territorial Sea Act 1987 (an Act of... More
    Closed 16 February 2024
  • Proposed changes to the Town and Country Planning (Development Procedure) Order and the Town and Country Planning (Application and Appeal Fees) Order

    As part of the Built Environment Reform Programme (“BERP”) and to facilitate the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture’s (DEFA) core functions changes are proposed to the following secondary legislation which is made under the Town and Country Planning Act 1999 (“the Planning Act”): the Town and County Planning (Development Procedure) Order 2019 (“the DPO”); and the Town and Country Planning (Application and Appeal Fees)... More
    Closed 26 January 2024
  • Competition Act 2021 – Secondary legislation

    The Competition Act 2021 (‘the Act’) was passed by Tynwald and given Royal Assent in 2021 . It will be brought into force by an appointed day order together with the necessary secondary legislation making provision for: the procedure for investigations into suspected anti-competitive practices or markets that appear to be malfunctioning the methodology to be applied in fixing penalties and restitution following such investigations ... More
    Closed 26 January 2024
  • Depositors’ Compensation Scheme Review

    This consultation proposes revisions to the Depositors’ Compensation Scheme, including legislation to enable data on individual deposits to be gathered via a Single Customer View mechanism. More
    Closed 21 January 2024
  • What will care cost YOU?

    The Island’s population is aging and the cost of caring for an older society is increasing. We know that people worry about the cost of care. Care will become unaffordable if we don’t change how the system works and we need to find a fairer way of paying for it. This consultation introduces two alternative options of paying for care. Both options being considered increase Government’s contribution towards the cost of care. This would allow those receiving care... More
    Closed 12 January 2024
  • Essential Workers Housing Options

    In their first Action Plan the Housing and Communities Board committed to further developing an ‘essential worker’ housing policy. Following discussions with relevant government departments and key stakeholders, a range of actions have been drawn up to support essential workers in finding accommodation, both temporary and permanent. Essential workers have been defined by the Housing and Communities Board, for the purpose of housing provision, as all those employed in... More
    Closed 3 January 2024
  • Policy consultation on 'general attendance' requirements under the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Act 2021

    The Department of Home Affairs is undertaking public policy consultation around potential change to the 'general attendance' requirements for Licensees and Responsible People. These are presently set out at section 24 Licensee or responsible person to be on licensed premises at all times of the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Act 2021 and supplemented by regulation 40 Presence on premises: exceptions of the Liquor Licensing and Public Entertainments Regulations 2022 . ... More
    Closed 8 December 2023
  • Health and Care Professional of the Year

    Manx Care will hold its annual colleague recognition event on Thursday 8 February 2024. This will celebrate Manx Care’s employees, and will bring together all of the different ways in which we recognise our colleagues across the course of a calendar year. The event will take place in the evening, and will follow a similar format to a UK NHS Trust annual recognition ceremony. Colleagues will be able to nominate individuals or teams across eight different categories, with two awards... More
    Closed 24 November 2023
  • The use of electronic training collars on dogs and cats

    This consultation is seeking views on whether the Isle of Man Government should ban or regulate the use of electronic training collars for dogs and cats. Any ban or regulation would involve introducing secondary legislation made under the Animal Welfare Bill 2023 if this gains Royal Assent. The consultation covers the use of electronic training devices for cats and dogs. It includes remote control training collars, anti-bark collars and pet containment fences (also... More
    Closed 23 November 2023
  • Review of Manx Legislation Online

    The Attorney General’s Chambers is carrying out this survey as part of its commitment to maintain and continuously improve the Island’s Legislation website . The legislation website is primarily used as a legal resource by members of the Isle of Man Law Society, members of the Judiciary and Isle of Man Government Officials and politicians. The website had over 92,000 unique visitors in 2022 and figures show that the position continues at over 7,500 unique visitors on average, per... More
    Closed 20 November 2023
  • Consultation on changes to the existing harbours dues and charges

    The paper sets out the Department of Infrastructure’s proposals to change the existing harbour dues and charges for vessels, passengers and goods with effect from 1 April 2024. The proposals in this consultation will revoke and replace the existing fees. More
    Closed 17 November 2023
  • Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2024

    The purpose of this paper is to consult on proposed changes to the fees charged by the Isle of Man Ship Registry with effect from 1 April 2024. The proposals in this consultation will form the basis for new Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2024 that will revoke and replace the existing Merchant Shipping (Fees) Regulations 2023. More
    Closed 13 November 2023
  • Animal welfare code of practice for dogs

    This consultation seeks views on the Draft Isle of Man Animal Welfare code of practice for dogs. The objective of this proposal is to ensure that guidance on how owners/keepers comply with the new animal welfare act (if the bill gains Royal Assent), is up to date, reflecting the latest scientific and veterinary knowledge whilst being presented in the most relevant way for owners/keepers. Once the content of the codes is agreed they will be formatted to be more appealing for the... More
    Closed 2 November 2023
  • Animal welfare code of practice for cats

    This consultation seeks views on the Draft Isle of Man Animal Welfare code of practice for cats. The objective of this proposal is to ensure that guidance on how owners/keepers comply with the new animal welfare act (if the bill gains Royal Assent), is up to date, reflecting the latest scientific and veterinary knowledge whilst being presented in the most relevant way for owners/keepers. Once the content of the codes is agreed they will be formatted to be more appealing for the... More
    Closed 2 November 2023
  • Animal welfare code of practice for rabbits

    This consultation seeks views on the Draft Isle of Man Animal Welfare code of practice for rabbits. The objective of this proposal is to ensure that guidance on how owners/keepers comply with the new animal welfare act (if the bill gains Royal Assent), is up to date, reflecting the latest scientific and veterinary knowledge whilst being presented in the most relevant way for owners/keepers. Once the content of the codes is agreed they will be formatted to be more appealing for... More
    Closed 2 November 2023
  • Animal welfare code of practice for horses, ponies, donkeys and their hybrids

    This consultation seeks views on the Draft Isle of Man Animal Welfare code of practice for horses, ponies, donkeys and their hybrids. The objective of this proposal is to ensure that guidance on how owners/keepers comply with the new animal welfare act, is up to date, reflecting the latest scientific and veterinary knowledge whilst being presented in the most relevant way for owners/keepers. Once the content of the codes is agreed they will be formatted to be more appealing for... More
    Closed 2 November 2023
  • Public Consultation in relation to Town and Country Planning Act Amendments, Definition of Development Order & Registered Building Regulations

    As part of the Built Environment Reform Programme and to facilitate the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture’s (DEFA) core functions (Registered Buildings) changes are proposed to the Town and Country Planning Act 1999 (“The Planning Act”). The changes will: provide clarity around the definition of development which will mean better understanding for building owners on what can and can’t be done without planning approval (these changes, together... More
    Closed 27 October 2023
  • Isle of Man Currency Design

    The Currency Act 1992 states that the Treasury is responsible for the issue of Isle of Man Government notes and coins. As part of this the Treasury is undertaking a review of the current designs for all circulating Isle of Man Government notes and coins. Please note that this consultation is only in relation to the main circulating coins in issue and does not relate to specific collections or commemorative specifications etc. More
    Closed 23 October 2023
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